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Senior Unix Systems Administrator

Jacobs is one of the world’s largest and most diverse providers of full-spectrum technical, professional and construction services for industrial, commercial and government organizations globally. The company employs over 74,000 people and operates in more than 40 countries around the world.

This support position will reside with the CCF Operations group at China Lake, NAWCWD. Candidate will report to the CCF computer operations Lead as a member CCF server/systems infrastructure operations team leading the UNIX/LINUX systems support group. As Lead of the UNIX systems you will assemble and deploy complex customer systems solutions and serve as an UNIX system and database expert.

Successful candidate will develop server solutions and deploy systems as required by end customers methods. Candidate will supervise and train Technicians and System Administrators as required.

Additional Duties will include:
  • Repair, installation and modernization of Client/server enterprise resources on classified and unclassified networks and review and assess systems infrastructure and computer client/server systems performance.
  • Assembly of computer system solutions designed to meet CCF customer needs
  • Assist in scanning and hardening of all CCF UNIX and MicroSoft computer resources.

BS degree in IT, Computer Science, Network Engineering, Information Assurance or military training with a back ground that includes work on medium sized computer networks (classified and unclassified) using UNIX or LINUX server systems.

Experience Requirements:
Fourteen (14) + years of relevant client server systems experience that includes expertise in the area of DoD Information Assurance compliance testing and UNIX server and server database installation, troubleshooting and system modernization. Needs to understand and apply NAWCWD security processes as a part of their job. Needs to have a background maintaining facilities

A U.S. DoD Secret Security Clearance is required at time of hire.

Security+ and Linux/UNIX certifications are required. RHCSA or MCITP certification is a plus. This position requires compliance to DoD 8570.

Essential Functions
Physical Requirements
  • Working at a computer or desk (considerations: sitting, eye strain, hand strain)
  • May involve long periods of sitting or standing.
Work Environment
  • An inside office environment (Considerations: Closed quarters, lighting, and temperature fluctuations)
  • Needs to have clear, concise and accurate communication skills
  • Need to work well with, co-operate, and support clients, supervisors, and co-workers
  • Will work in computer room environment with raised floors and very cool ambient room temperatures
Equipment and Machines
  • Standard office equipment and machines, computer workstation.
  • Normal hours are Monday – Thursday 7:00am – 5:00pm, non-flex Fridays 7:00am to 4:00pm
  • Punctuality and regular attendance are necessary to meet deadlines
  • Regular attendance is necessary and required
Other Essential Functions
  • Must be able to communicate effectively
  • Must demonstrate professional behavior at all times when dealing with clients, supervisors and co-workers
  • Grooming and dress must be appropriate for the position and must not impose a safety risk to the employee or others
  • Must be able to support and work in a proactive team environment
  • Must hold the safety of yourself and those around you as the number one priority in the workplace
  • Must possess a DoD CAC, must acquire an SSBI
  • Must be fully certified in Security+ and possess a Unix system or MS system certification – Be compliant with DoD 8570
  • U.S. Citizenship and ability to obtain an interim and a permanent U.S. DoD Secret Security Clearance required
The Jacobs System Lifecycle Group (SLG) enables the success of Department of Defense (DOD) and other Governmental organizations by providing unmatched systems life-cycle solutions. As a partner to our clients, we focus on innovative and cutting edge solutions that drive value. We take pride in sustaining a strong culture by remaining true to our Core Values: Profitable Growth is an Imperative, People are the heart of our business, Clients are our valued partners, and Performance excellence is our commitment. Jacobs offers a partnership in which you can grow personally and professionally with the advantages of strong leadership, competitive compensation and rewarding career paths. Come join the team whose work is destined to have a long-range effect on future generations.
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China Lake/Ridgecrest, California
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